charities, heritage

Search for views on historic parklands

A CHARITY is launching a new project to find out what local residents think of Kinneil Estate and Kinneil Foreshore. The Friends of Kinneil hopes the work will also generate greater awareness of the facilities and attractions at both sites – and even attract new money into future projects. The group is targeting the Deanfield… Continue reading Search for views on historic parklands

charities, construction, leisure, Ogilvie, public sector

Time Capsule revamp is a splash hit

ONE of Scotland’s leading leisure centres has been officially re-opened after the first phase of a £6 million revamp. The Time Capsule in Coatbridge has had extensive renovation work over the past year. It now boasts a unique new attraction: Europe’s only indoor “Tornado Tantrum” slide. The thrilling 30 second slide, which was imported from… Continue reading Time Capsule revamp is a splash hit

charities, social media

Become a ‘Friend’ of the Friends

A CHARITY has tapped into the world’s biggest social networking site to keep in contact with local people. The Friends of Kinneil – which promotes historic Kinneil Estate in Bo’ness – now has a dedicated section on Facebook, allowing local people to easily follow its activities. Just visit http://www.facebook.com/kinneil and “like” the group. The park… Continue reading Become a ‘Friend’ of the Friends

charities, construction, leisure, Ogilvie, public sector, Uncategorized

New £9 million leisure centre to open its doors

A NEW £9 million leisure complex in Lanark is set to open its doors. The facility – called “South Lanarkshire Lifestyles – Lanark” has been built by Ogilvie Construction for South Lanarkshire Council. It will be operated and maintained by the authority’s leisure partner, South Lanarkshire Leisure Ltd. The new centre, close to the town’s… Continue reading New £9 million leisure centre to open its doors

charities, heritage, promotions, tourism

Romans and pirates in Bo’ness this weekend

ROMANS and pirates are heading to Bo’ness in central Scotland this weekend . . . to help celebrate the town’s amazing history. On Saturday (Sept 19), members of the Antonine Guard Roman re-enactment group will be in town centre to mark the high point of the “The Big Roman Week” - a mini-festival to mark… Continue reading Romans and pirates in Bo’ness this weekend